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Title:Hellas : a lyrical drama / by Percy Bysshe Shelley; a reprint of the original edition published in 1822, with the author's prologue and notes by various hands, edited by Thomas J. Wise
Price:GBP£150.00 (about USD$203.40)
Item ID:B009-3326
Publisher:The Shelley Society, London, 1887
Edition:First Thus
Illustrator:W. B. Scott
Binding:Hardcover (Printed Boards)
The Shelley Society, 1887, Hardcover (Printed Boards), Book Condition: Poor, First Thus, Illustrated By: W. B. Scott

The Shelley Society's Publications - Second Series No. 5. this being the large paper edition printed by Richard Clay & Sons of London & Bungay (Suffolk) for "Private Circulation Only" & limited to Fifteen Copies & also the only edition with the full-page etched frontispiece engraving by W. B. Scott. The Contents page lists: Editor's Preface; Mrs. Shelley's Note on Hellas; Dr. Garnett's Note on the Prologue to Hellas; Prologue to Hellas; Editor's Notes on the Prologue to Hellas; Shelley's List of Errata for Hellas; & Editor's Additional List of Errata for Hellas. (There is no table of Contents in the original edition of Hellas.) After these 58 (LVIII) pages the 60-page facsimile copy has grey paper wrappers with a pasted white paper label. The contents included are: Dedication to Prince Mavrocordato; Shelley's Preface; Dramatis Personae; Hellas; Shelley's Notes on Hellas & (the poem) Written on Hearing the News of the Death of Napoleon. Limited Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 58 + 60 pages. Covers are rather grubby. spine has disintegrated with age & wear. no Dust Jacket as published.. Deckled outer & bottom edges (rough cut) . Black titles front. original covers are detached & the rear cover has a short split about the middle of the outer edge.. Pink Boards. Illustrator: W. B. Scott. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Poetry; Theatre & Plays; Percy Bysshe Shelley; Dramatic Works; Literature & Literary. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3326.
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